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“small with a lot of attention” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of World of Snakes

World of Snakes
Ranked #8 of 9 things to do in Grecia
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Grecia La Argentina, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“small with a lot of attention”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

Because it is so small you are always one of the few and get attention of the staff. Get to touch the snakes and get explanations if you want. The view is wonderful, it is just a pity that there is no place to sit to have a picknick. Not only snakes, also other reptiles. And a lot of shade!
(bathrooms are bad...)

Visited November 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Brussels, Belgium
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35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“World of Snakes!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

This places is really nice! Indeed you can see so many different snakes, but what makes this visit worth while is the guide! His knowledge about them is amazing, and you learn so much! There are even a few snakes you can touch! You learn which ones are poisonous, which ones are harmless etc... It is a great and very noble project because most of the snakes and others are rescued!

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Lynn V
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Los Angles
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Knowledgeable keepers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

This was an interesting tour of a very large range of snakes (many native to Costa Rica, but many rescued pets that are NOT native to Costa Rica). The guide was very knowledgeable, even if young and informally educated, and happy to spend a long time with us - 90 minutes looking at perhaps 30 species of snake and a few other critters. If you are interested in the details about habitat, food choices, poison types, ... then this is well worth the stop - but if you are looking for a typical zoo (lots and lots of variety) or hands on experience (like exists at some rescue centers) then this should probably not be high on your priority list.

Visited August 2012
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Edmonton
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162 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Hard to find”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013

Very difficult to Find in Grecia even though we seen the large poster - cost $11 very nice lady operating entrance but not well maintained as a regular zoo - they have ocelets too! and many snakes from around the world

Visited February 2013
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Poolville, Texas
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78 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Snakes in Costa Rica”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2012

We got a great tour of this little place, with a guy (Arnold) whose English was great. We learned a lot. A little pricey - $22 for two of us.

Visited May 2012
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